HC Deb 23 June 1977 vol 933 c515W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Energy what percentage of the electricity generated in Great Britain by nuclear power stations is generated in Wales; and what are the corresponding percentages for oil-fired power stations, coal-fired power stations and mixed-fired stations.

Mr. Eadie

The following is the information:

Electricity generated for public supply (a)— Wales as a percentage of Great Britain—for year ending March 1977:

Type of Power Station Percentage
Nuclear, including UKAEA and BNF 26.1
Oil-fired 38.4
Coal-fired 2.8
Mixed-fired (b) 9.3
(a) Excluding electricity purchases from sources other than UKAEA and BNF which were very small in relation to the total.
(b) Includes dual-fired.

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